Definitions for yeniseiˌyɛn əˈseɪ
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Yenisei, Yenisei River, Yenisey, Yenisey River(noun)
a Russian river in Siberia; rises in mountains near the Mongolian border and flows generally northward into the Kara Sea
Enets, Entsi, Entsy, Yenisei, Yenisei-Samoyed, Yeniseian(noun)
the Uralic language spoken by the Yeniseian
A river in Russia.
Origin: From Енисей from Old Kyrgyz Эне-Сай (mother river) or from Evenki Ионэсси (big water).
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a river which rises in the mountainous region that borders the plateau of Gobi, its head-waters collecting in Lake Baikal, and after a course of 3200 m. through the centre of Siberia, falls by a long estuary or gulf into the Arctic Ocean; it is the highway of a region rich in both mineral and vegetable products, the traffic on which is encouraged by privileges and bounties to the trader at the hands of the Russian government.
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